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Why Intranets Fail (and What to Do About It)

It is about time that we all face a hard truth: Many traditional intranet projects fail to achieve their stated business objectives. There, I said it, and I’m already starting to feel better. According to one recent Gartner report, “Since the emergence of the intranet in the mid-1990s, organizations have seen wave after wave of […]

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Anatomy of a Modern Intranet – Part 2 of 2

In part one of our blog series, we discussed the evolution of the modern workforce and its impact on the modern intranet. In this second post, we’ll take a closer look at the elements of a modern intranet and the common scenarios that a modern intranet should support. The definition of a modern intranet is […]

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Anatomy of a Modern Intranet – Part 1 of 2

At Perficient, we are often engaged with clients to drive digital transformation efforts aimed at increasing internal user engagement and adoption. A primary strategy for achieving this is the implementation of a modern intranet. But what does it mean to have a modern intranet? At Perficient, we’ve been building the modern intranet for many years, […]

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The Intranet in the Age of BYOD

Think back to your childhood, we all had that parent, teacher, aunt, or uncle who’s answer was always NO! Until recently this was the answer of most IT organizations when it came to bringing your own device to the table. Can I get my email on my phone? No! Can I access the intranet from […]

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Rise Feature Showcase – Quick Polls

Two-way communication is a key factor for gaining user adoption on the intranet and a great way to engage users and make your intranet more interactive is through the use of Quick Polls. Quick Polls are simple questions with multiple choice answers that users can answer quickly. Once a user has answered they get instant […]

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Rise Feature Showcase – Content Translation

The Rise product team has been hard at work on a number of new features that we will be showcasing at the Microsoft Ignite conference coming up September 26-30th in Atlanta, GA. I thought it would be fun to give you a sneak peak of some of these new features in the Rise Feature Showcase. In this […]

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Overcoming the Hurdles to Intranet Adoption

Like most people I’ve been swept up in Olympic fever, each night dutifully recording the coverage so that I can fast forward through the commercials. There have been many historic moments in the Olympic Games but the USA men’s and women’s hurdlers have provided some of the most exciting. For the first time ever the […]

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What does Digital Transformation mean to the intranet?

Many organizations are talking or in the process of implementing Digital Transformation initiatives, and we at Perficient are one of the top consultancies delivering Digital Transformation services to our customers, so how do we define Digital Transformation? If we take a look at the dictionary definition of the words we have: dig·it·al – involving or relating to […]

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You Don’t Mow Your Own Lawn. Why Manage Your Own Intranet?

Living in Atlanta, GA, I know a little bit of something about heat and humidity. When the pollen count is up and the temperature is registering 95°F in the shade, the last thing I want to be doing is mowing the grass. This wasn’t always the case; as a teenager, I earned spending money and later gas […]

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Break the SharePoint Upgrade Cycle

Is it just me or does it seem like we’ve done this before? I began working with SharePoint with the release of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, lovingly (or not so lovingly) referred to as MOSS ’07, then came SharePoint Server 2010, and 2013, and now we’re at SharePoint 2016 and all feeling a little […]

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